Original Publication Date: 1 December, 2014
Publication / Source: Nanomedicine
Authors: Sangeetha Krishnamurthy, Xiyu Ke & Yi Yan Yang
Development of cancer resistance, cancer relapse and metastasis are attributed to the presence of cancer stem cells (CSCs). Eradication of this subpopulation has been shown to increase life expectancy of patients. Since the discovery of CSCs a decade ago, several strategies have been devised to specifically target them but with limited success.